A Chinese foreign ministry spokesman, Lu Kang, said American and Chinese envoys will have "positive and constructive discussions" during meetings Monday and Tuesday.
China says it is ready to buy more USA goods, but it is resisting U.S. demands for tougher action on technology transfers, and less state support for strategic industries like robotics and computer chips.
President Trump has said he is ready to impose tariffs on the remaining $267bn (£209bn) of annual Chinese exports to the United States if the two sides fail to agree on a deal within the 90-day truce period.
China has made "stern representations" to the United States after an American destroyer sailed through waters claimed by Beijing in the disputed South China Sea.
Deputy U.S. Trade Representative Jeffrey Gerrish will lead the delegation that will meet with Chinese counterparts starting Monday.
"I really believe they want to make a deal".
In his New Year address, Mr. Xi said despite the slowdown the Chinese economy stayed within a reasonable range in 2018.
The US and its allies periodically send planes and warships through the area, which is claimed by China, to signal to Beijing their right under global law to pass through the waters.
Financial markets were being lifted early on Monday on expectations that the direct negotiations would lead to an easing in tensions between the two sides.
Trump imposed import tariffs on hundreds of billions of dollars of Chinese goods to pressure Beijing to change its practices on issues ranging from industrial subsidies to hacking.
The trade clash reflects American anxiety about China's rise as a potential competitor in telecommunications and other technology.
"We have a massive trade negotiation going on with China". Lighthizer is deeply skeptical of Beijing and has warned Trump that the USA may need to exert more pressure through "additional tariffs" to win "true" concessions, The New York Times has reported.
"China's economy is significantly slowing down, and the USA stock market is declining quickly".
During that 90-day period, agreements "may not be reached until the last day", said Tu Xinquan, director of the China Institute for World Trade Organization Studies at the University of International Business and Economics in Beijing.
But observers fear the time constraints and substantial range of prickly issues, including those Beijing considers core to its development, will make it hard to reach a deal. "I think the two sides need some kind of agreement for now", Tu said.
Chinese growth fell to a post-global crisis low of 6.5 percent in the quarter ending in September.
So far demand for Australian commodities has held up (and will benefit from a fresh bout of stimulus-inspired infrastructure investment) but a full-scale trade war would have much more severe impacts on a global economy which is over-leveraged and already slowing and an Australian economy which (at the household level at least) is over-leveraged and also appears to be slowing. -Chinese relations. They say Beijing's goal probably is to show enough progress to persuade Trump to extend his deadline.
Military officers have staged the coup in a bid to oust President Ali Bongo , who is now recovering from a stroke in Morocco . Oil-rich Gabon has been ruled for more than half a century by Bongo and his father, Omar, who died in 2009.
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He watched a virtual reality tour of the historic site and dined there with his Israeli equivalent, as well as U.S. Bolton's comments are the first public confirmation that the withdrawal process has been slowed down.
The African Union, which had sent an 80-member team to monitor the vote, insisted that respecting voters' wishes was "crucial". The new president would be sworn in three days later. "Next week we will certainly have the result", he added.
CBS said that the information given by Sisi in the interview was "not the kind of news his government wanted broadcast". I said there are no political prisoners in Egypt. "I don't know where they got that figure", the president responded.
Sultan Muhammad V of Kelantan resigned as the 15th Agong, or Supreme Ruler of the federation, the National Palace said on Sunday. Sultan Muhammad V is the first king to abdicate in the Muslim-majority country since it gained independence from Britain in 1957.
Rahaf's case recalls a similar escape bid by Dina Ali Lasloom, 24, who attempted to make an asylum claim in Australia in 2017. A Saudi woman is pleading for help as officials in Thailand try to return her to her family, who she claims will kill her.
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Al-Badawi had twice been detained by Yemeni authorities for his role in the attacks, but escaped from prison both times. The attack, claimed by al-Qaeda, is considered an early success for the armed group and its founder Osama bin Laden.
Two British soldiers were wounded Saturday in eastern Syria by a missile fired by the Daesh group, an NGO said. Two British special forces soldiers have been seriously injured in an Islamic State missile attack in Syria.
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During the visit, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is expected to sign a multi-billion dollar support package for Pakistan. Later on, an official welcome ceremony was held at Prime Minister House Islamabad in the honour of the Crown Prince.